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Why new deforestation coalition could be positive

With an emphasis on stakeholder engagement and information sharing, the new Forest Positive Coalition of Action could be an effective driver...

Danone looks for lift after recent woes

According to CEO Emmanuel Faber, Danone needs to "reinvent itself again". Dean Best reports on the Alpro maker's quest to get back on track....

India food groups talk trading in Covid-19

India is among the countries worst hit and, in a market where retail is dominated by traditional outlets, trading can remain tough....

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Minerva is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's o...

Latest Interviews

Covid-19 – US manufacturers talk trading, the economy and consumers 15 Sep 2020

Dean Best

US grocery suppliers may largely have a got a Covid boost but, with the health and economic impacts of the virus still being felt, we asked four for their thoughts on trading.


"We are preparing ourselves for a long, slow, trek out of Covid" – UK food groups and their latest thoughts on Covid-19 1 Sep 2020

just-food.com

Covid-19 is still presenting challenges to the industry and just-food spoke to a number of packaged-food manufacturers operating in the UK for their latest views on trading.

Latest News

Unilever hints at "creative" deal-making on M&A 22 Oct 20

Dean Best

With the FMCG giant gearing up for the unification of its joint Anglo-Dutch structure, the company's management was asked for detail today (22 October) on its M&A plans.


Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates – Thursday 22 October (free to read) 22 Oct 20

just-food.com

Daily updates on how Covid-19 is affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market and consumer behaviour taking shape in the months ahead.


Barilla buys factory from Italian peer Pasta Zara 20 Oct 20

Dean Best

Barilla, the Italy-based food group, has snapped up a manufacturing facility from a domestic peer, it has confirmed.


UK food industry body issues warning after PM Johnson's no-deal Brexit admission 16 Oct 20

Andy Coyne

The UK's Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has reacted after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country should prepare for a no-deal Brexit.


Ireland to appoint food ombudsman 16 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

Ireland is allocating EUR1m (US$1.1m) to establish a National Food Ombudsman to oversee and enforce new rules on unfair trading practises.


Kenyan fresh food supplier Kakuzi suspended by Tesco following abuse claims 12 Oct 20

Andy Coyne

Kakuzi, a Kenya-based supplier of avocado, pineapple and macadamia nuts, has initiated an investigation into serious abuse claims on its estates.



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